Tamoxifen citrate and Fibroids - from FDA reports
Fibroids is found among people who take Tamoxifen Citrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Breast cancer . We study 8,553 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA. Among them, 35 have Fibroids. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibroids and more.
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Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Tamoxifen citrate 9,477 users)
Fibroids (non cancerous tumour of muscle layer) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, birth control, osteoporosis (latest reports from 1,309 Fibroids patients).
On Jan, 30, 2017
8,553 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen Citrate.
Among them, 35 people (0.41%) have Fibroids
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tamoxifen Citrate when people have Fibroids *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 75 %
- 5 - 10 years: 25 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Fibroids when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Fibroids when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:
- 0-1: 2.86 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 17.14 %
- 40-49: 25.71 %
- 50-59: 5.71 %
- 60+: 48.57 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Breast Cancer (14 people, 40.00%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 11.43%)
- Bone Loss (4 people, 11.43%)
- Breast Cancer Female (3 people, 8.57%)
- Menopause (1 person, 2.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (5 people, 14.29%)
- Zoloft (5 people, 14.29%)
- Zocor (5 people, 14.29%)
- Dexamethasone (5 people, 14.29%)
- Ativan (4 people, 11.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hysterectomy (7 people, 20.00%)
- Abdominal Distension (7 people, 20.00%)
- Pain (6 people, 17.14%)
- Metastases To Liver (6 people, 17.14%)
- Depression (6 people, 17.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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